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The World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) is Coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) is Coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre TORONTO, July 21, 2017  – The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is thrilled to welcome over 3,000 leading international experts and scholars who specialize in Indigenous education as they gather in Toronto for the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201713 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize 2017 – Call for Nominations

Do you know a group in Nunavik or in the North with innovative ideas? Encourage them to be nominated! They could win: – A $1 million prize may be awarded to one team; – Up to $500,000 may be awarded up to four teams; – Up to $100,000 may be awarded to up to seven youth teams. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201729 Views

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Young Citizens: Canadian Students Turn a Critical Eye on our Past in History Videos

Women’s ability to vote. Indian residential schools. LGBTQ rights. The treatment of prisoners and people with mental illnesses. Missing and murdered Indigenous women. Students don’t shy away from the tough issues of our past or their modern implications in remarkable videos created as part of the Young Citizens program. Participants chose a wide range of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 201725 Views

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Government of Canada reducing barriers to inclusive employment through Call for Concepts

June 23, 2017  Gatineau, Quebec  Employment and Social Development Canada Removing barriers to jobs for Canadians who are typically under-represented in our workforce will help the middle class, as well as those working so hard to join it. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, launched the Call for Concepts […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201725 Views

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Quebecor Fund announces list of funded production companies and programs

More than $74 million for 240 projects over 18 years Main Television Production Assistance Program (MPAP) adds TV format and concept development component MONTRÉAL, June 21, 2017 – The Quebecor Fund Board of Directors is pleased to announce the names of the Canadian production companies that will receive funding in the 34th-round of the Main Television […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201723 Views

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Katimavik focused on Indigenous ‘Youth in Transition’ under new 20-week program – CBC

Katimavik hopes to redefine itself under a new program with involvement from Cree and Tlicho First Nations Jun 22, 2017 The Katimavik youth volunteer services program hopes to relaunch itself with a focus on reconciliation, and it is turning, in part, to Cree youth from the James Bay region of Quebec to make it happen. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201726 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201730 Views

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Register to THE QNW-UQAM Summer School: Female Indigenous Governance in Québec

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE QNW-UQAM Summer School: Female Indigenous Governance in Québec Québec Native Women, in collaboration with the Faculté de science politique et de droit de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and the Services aux collectivités de l’UQAM, will offer an intensive course geared toward Indigenous female leaders from July 31 to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201732 Views

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Quebec POH teacher innovates with buddy system – POH

This amazing CBC report features long-time Project of Heart teacher Lisa Powell from Pierre Elliot Trudeau Elementary in Gatineau who explains how she pairs local seniors with her own young learners from James Bay and Kitiganzibi. One of the most gripping moments is realizing that the “senior buddies” are hearing the story of Jordan River […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201728 Views

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DAREarts Montreal Youth Take Action: DAREing to Dream Like Chagall

For eight weeks in Montreal, teens from Vezina, Perspectives and JFK high schools have been gathering for weekly after-school DAREarts workshops  at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), culminating in a Public Showcase on Sunday, June 11th, 2 pm. Alongside DAREarts Montreal Lead Teacher & Coordinator Deirdre Potash, Teaching Assistant Sebastien Haimet, MMFA Teacher […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201721 Views

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